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Medical Term:

sodium thiosulfate


Definition: an antidote in cyanide poisoning in conjunction with sodium nitrite; used as a prophylactic agent against ringworm infections in swimming pools and baths, and to measure the extracellular fluid volume of the body.

Synonym(s): sodium hyposulfite

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